2016 Bond Program News Articles

Community celebrates start of Cotton Creek construction

Tuesday, December 19, 2017 - 3:00pm

Bond-funded addition to open for 2018-19 school year

There was a buzz of excitement at Cotton Creek Elementary Dec. 19 stoked by the steady mechanical whir of construction equipment as construction officially got under way on a long-awaited expansion to the school.

Students, staff and community members gathered together for a groundbreaking ceremony to celebrate the start of construction on a two-story, 14,000 square-foot expansion to ...

Construction moves briskly on STEM Lab renovation

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 4:00pm

Window, exterior brick installation begins on expansion

Construction continues to move forward on the first phase of the two-year renovation and expansion to STEM Lab in Northglenn. The first phase involves the renovation of the building's existing east wing and the addition of a 25,000-square foot expansion.

Highlights from construction in January 2018

The exterior “skin” of the 25,000 square-foot east expansion is complete. ...

Construction on Thunder Vista P-8 keeps pace in January

Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 3:15pm

Building concrete work wrapping up as window installation begins

The new Thunder Vista P-8 in Broomfield is now less than eight months away from welcoming its first students.

The rapid pace of work inside and outside the new 142,000 square-foot building is indicative of the fact that the opening of the school gets closer each day.

But, when one pauses to marvel at the enormous amount of work happening in the new school, Adolfson & ...

First month of Arapahoe Ridge construction complete

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 8:15am

New addition planned to open for the 2018-19 school year

Bouts of cold, snowy weather could have put a damper on the first month of construction on the Arapahoe Ridge Elementary expansion in Westminster but, other than plenty of mud to navigate around, construction kept moving in January.

The main construction activity over the past month was the excavation of the spot where the two-story, 18,900 square-foot addition will be built. With that ...

Cotton Creek expansion moving forward after water slows work

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 - 1:45pm

Unexpected water sets back first month of construction

Water slowed the first month of construction on the expansion of Cotton Creek Elementary in Westminster.

When construction crews excavated the massive hole on the northwest corner of the school to begin foundation work, they found the water table was higher than anticipated. The discovery prompted three tedious weeks of pumping water out of the hole and looking for a permanent solution ...